LINGUIST List 25.1489

Fri Mar 28 2014

Jobs: French; Applied Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 27-Mar-2014
From: Jill Gurke <>
Subject: French; Applied Linguistics: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois
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University or Organization: University of Illinois
Department: French
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Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in French 2nd Language Acquisition & Teacher Ed
Job Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)


The Department of French at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in French Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Teacher Education. The target start date is August 16, 2014. Ph.D. must be in hand by the start date. This is a full-time, nine-month appointment, paid over 12 months. Pending successful evaluation, the appointment will last for two years and may be renewed beyond that contingent upon availability of funding, strong enrollments, and continued strong performance reviews. Salary is competitive.

Native or near native proficiency in French is required. Applicants must have one year teaching experience at the post-secondary level, a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, and an active research agenda demonstrated by publications. Teaching load will be two courses per semester and will include courses for the undergraduate major and minor in French as well as introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate seminars in SLA.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at the application website below and upload your application materials: Letter of application, CV, including contact information (or Interfolio ID) for three professional references, one representative writing sample, statement of research and teaching interests, and teaching evaluations if available. Referees will be contacted electronically upon the submission of the application. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.

Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 25 2014. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date, although no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

For more information, contact the application email below.

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